If you are a gardener, you need to understand your soil. The soil pH measures the level of acidity or alkalinity in the soil and determines the type of plants you can grow. Check out how to test soil pH with and without a kit.
Lay out your garden dreams on paper with this printable vegetable garden planner. It makes it easy to draw out your garden and add plants to get the perfect layout.
Companion planting for lettuce is growing plants with your lettuce that will support them nutritionally and protect them. What plants have similar water and sun needs?
The year before last we were super lazy about our fall garden tasks and last year ended up being one of our worst garden years ever. Everything that happens in the garden teaches us. This helped me learn that fall garden tasks are some of the most important tasks for garden success.
October is a busy garden time as we prepare for the first frost of the year in Oklahoma. It’s time to put a lot of the garden to bed for winter. Prepping the garden for winter in the fall will give you a much better garden to start with in the spring. What you do in the garden in October is important!
June is heating up the garden for sure. I have to make sure to get any chores done early in the day so we don’t get too hot. Everything is growing and the chores are bustling right along. The garden in June is a flurry of fun.
Are weeds taking over your garden and yard? There are all kinds of weeds taking over a ton of places I don’t want them in our garden. We have tried everything we can think of to cut down on weeding. We want to get rid of our weeds naturally, so the solution doesn’t make us sick.
People-plant relationships, do plants really affect humans? What is the importance of gardening and planting things?